Takeover

  1. War's Influence On Wall Street

    Blitzkrieg? Dawn raids? Sounds like the markets and the battlefield have a few things ...
  2. Mergers And Acquisitions: Understanding Takeovers

    In the dramatic world of M&As, battleground terms meld with bizarre metaphors ...
  3. 4 History-Making Wall Street Crooks

    Find out how these Wall Street high-rollers landed themselves in hot water.
  4. The Getty Oil Takeover Fiasco

    It was the largest takeover in history and one of the most dramatic. Learn all about ...
  5. Goldman, the Muppets and the Mystery of ‘Pretty ...

    Georgetown finance professor James J. Angel along with other investors are battling ...
  6. Understanding Leveraged Buyouts

    LBOs are often presented as predatory by the media, but it really depends on which ...
  1. The Most Famous Leveraged Buyouts

    A look at the largest and most famous leveraged buyouts in history.
  2. The Best Way Into Big Pharma? See This ETF (IHE)

    Pharma investing isn't for everyone, but sector-specific ETFs, such as the iShares ...
  3. Time Is On Symmetricom’s Side

    The atomic clock equipment maker Symmetricom Inc.’s (Nasdaq:SYMM) stock exploded ...
  4. Adobe Patches A Hole With A $600M Purchase

    Adobe adds more functionality to its digital marketing platform with a $600 million ...
  5. The SoftBank-Sprint-Clearwire-Dish Network Game ...

    It looks like the wrangling for Sprint and Clearwire is over, with Dish Network once ...
  6. Why Did Google Want Waze so Badly?

    Google acquired Waze on June 11. Why does the company want this single app so badly?
  1. What is the difference between a merger and an acquisition?

    Read about the legal and practical differences between a corporate merger and corporate acquisition, two terms often used ...
  2. What are historic cases of companies failing to do their due diligence?

    Learn about the America Online-Time Warner merger. Explore how America Online's stock was not properly valued due to poor ...
  3. What is the Pac-Man defense?

    The Pac-Man defense is a strategy in which a company that is facing a hostile takeover from another company essentially turns ...
  4. A cash buyout agreement has been announced for a stock I own, but why isn't my stock ...

    The announcement of an acquisition or a merger does not necessarily mean that the deal will be resolved as originally stated. ...
  1. Biggest Acquisition Failures Of All Time

    Some acquisitions just aren't meant to be. Here are a select few acquisitions that ...
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